Teach yourself A-Level maths part 2 – online resources

Teach yourself A-Level maths part 2 – online resources

Whilst studying for my exams I discovered a few key things; I still love Maths I had forgotten everything I learnt when I was 16 I can still pick the concepts up again, but not as easily as I used to Thankfully, there are a…

Teach yourself A-Level maths part 1 – how to be a private candidate

Teach yourself A-Level maths part 1 – how to be a private candidate

Earlier this year I was having a conversation about how I regretted doing my Maths A-Level. When I did my GCSE’s, Maths was by far my best subject. I loved problem solving and I flew ahead of most of class, studying past what was required…

Codecademy: Learn to code – is it any good?

Codecademy: Learn to code – is it any good?

I have been learning how to code since May 2014. It has been more of a hobby for me than anything else, so I tend to dip in and out of it, rather make it a priority. I have however, really enjoyed what I have learnt…

BraCamp 2015 – The Manchester Girl Geeks Mini BarCamp

BraCamp 2015 – The Manchester Girl Geeks Mini BarCamp

Last year the Manchester Girl Geeks put on an amazing BarCamp for over 100 attendees! This year they’re back, but with a slight change. After running a large scale event in 2014, this year the Girl Geeks are hosting a more intimate mini BarCamp event for around…

How BarCamp changed my life

How BarCamp changed my life

BarCamp’s are wonderful things, and attending my first BarCamp changed my life. I made amazing friends, my future husband, moved to a new city, changed careers, and now I organise my own BarCamp!

The Basics of using Command Line

The Basics of using Command Line

When learning to code, one of the big things I always get stuck with is using the command line, so I have created this handy command line cheat sheet for beginners.

My Christmas Python Project 2 – How to learn Python using Minecraft Pi

My Christmas Python Project 2 – How to learn Python using Minecraft Pi

My second python project I absolutely love, working through Python Programming with Minecraft Pi was super fun, and combining it with Codecademy Pythin chapters was great for consolidating the skills I had learnt.

My Christmas Python Project 1 – Minecraft Pi Projects from Stuff About Code

My Christmas Python Project 1 – Minecraft Pi Projects from Stuff About Code

For my first python project I tried out Minecraft Pi, and I really liked the Hide and Seek game, although I didn’t feel like I was learning, so much as copying code.

Starter Python Projects for the Raspberry Pi & Arduino

Starter Python Projects for the Raspberry Pi & Arduino

This Christmas I decided to go on the hunt for some Python projects to try out with my Raspberry Pi and Arduino, and here are the projects I found.

CodeUp Manchester – Helping adults who want to learn how to code

CodeUp Manchester – Helping adults who want to learn how to code

CodeUp Manchester is essentially a Code Club for adults, where once a month, anyone wanting to learn how to code can come and get advise and support.

HackManchester 2014

HackManchester 2014

HackManchester is a 25 hour hackathon, and in 2014 I became one of the high viz volunteers. It was a lot of hard work, and a lot of fun, but the sure thing was, that HackManchester 2014 is one to remember.

Programming for Everyone – A free online Coursera course for learning Python

Programming for Everyone – A free online Coursera course for learning Python

Programming for Everyone is a free online course to help you learn how to code in Python, and with the amazing Dr Chuck at the helm, you’ll be taught all you need to know!